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to come. >>> in california the governor sticks his neck out begging for a tax like. >> will his gamble pay off? >>> high stake votes on the death penalties, genetic modified foods, and more. >> what a night for the president. just 18 minutes after polls closed in california, cbs news projected that he would be reelected to a second term. the crowd went wild at his campaign headquarters in chicago. the president first thanked his supporters on twitter saying "we are all in this together. that's how we campaigned." and just before 10:00 mitt romney called the president to concede. he thanked his runningmate paul ryan calling him the best choice he has ever made after his wife ann, of course, and he said it was time to put aside partisan bickering and work together for the good of the country. >> the president won with 303 electoral votes. the president needed only 270. it all came down to ohio tonight. that's what's everyone has been talking about for weeks. mr. obama's victory there sealed the second term. >> proposition starting with prop 30, the governor's tax man to make or break califor
police officer and four robberies. >>> one of the men involved in an infamous california kidnapping will not be getting out of prison anytime soon. 61-year-old fred woods was denied parole today for the 13th time. back in 1967, he and brothers richard and james schoenfeld hijacked a school bus in chowchilla, then buried the 26 students and the driver in their van, intending to hold them for ransom. well, the victims escaped when their captors fell asleep. to this day, some of them are still shaken. >> i remember being the last one out of that van. i looked down in the hole and they said, go in there. i said no. they said, if you don't go in there, you'll never see your mom and dad again. >> they still are a threat to me. i relive those moments. i feel more scared now. i feel scared all over again. >> all three kidnappers received life sentences. richard schoenfeld was released on parole in june. he now lives with his mother in mountain view. >>> they are accused of plotting unspeakable attacks against the united states. but soon, dozens of guantanamo bay detainees could be headed he
and pledged to stay in touch. >>> the supreme court could take up california's same-sex marriage debate as far as tomorrow. we'll know as soon as the court posts a list of cases it plans to review. if the prop 8 case is on the list, it means it would be argued and likely decided by next summer. but if the justices opt not to hear it, than the appeals court ruling that struck down the ban as unconstitutional would stand. if that happens, same-sex weddings could become legal in days. >>> what's been a favorite with foodies, now the fate of a historic bay area oyster form is decided forever. >>> cops hear a lot of excuses for bad driving but wait until you hear what one driver blamed for this parking lot mashup. >>> power ball is coming to town. well, it's coming to california anyway. when you can get in on the action. >>> take a look at the crystal clarity of hi-def doppler that you'll find nowhere else. in san rafael, it is pouring. in ten minutes, you'll hear that rain pounding on your roofs that much more. we'll take a look at hi-def doppler, coming up. ,, >>> well, it's doomsday for drakes b
the dire warnings, i had to do a double-take on this one, because today we learned that california may soon have a budget surplus. legislative budget analysts say that the deficit will be about 1.9 billion this fiscal year. and we could see surpluses by 2014. and just a few months ago we were talking about a $16 billion deficit. >> we have to pay down our debt. we've borrowed from the schools, from the redevelopment fund. governor schwarzenegger's economic recovery fund. we borrowed from the people, from local government. and we've gotta pay that back. >> a lot of the revenue will come from the prop 30 tax hikes which voters approved last week. >>> the state's finances might be looking up, but many bay area cities are still struggling and we're seeing and feeling the effects every day. police officers in san jose, for instance, are resigning instead of putting up with lower wages and lower benefits. there are now less than 1,000 police officers available for full duty, and only 70% of those are out in the street. it's bad. kiet do says there may be a silver lining. >> reporter: clark has a
what the guy has to say for himself. >> it's my money and it makes me mad. the loophole california is using to pocket 10s of millions of dollars that belong to ordinary people. >> they're playing with biochemical fire. >> they say you smile and go crazy. the designer drug making a come back in california. ,, . >> breaking news out of southern california the fbi arrested four men in an alleged terror plot. the feds say the men conspired to kill americans over seas by joining alkida and the the taliban in afghanistan. the suspects range in age from 20 to 24. a man that set off a bomb scare at an oakland airport will not face charges. this is the watch the man tried to take past the security check point. the toggle switch, and wires raised alarms. deputies arrested jeffrey and evacuated the terminal. >> it's an art project. i travel with hundreds of them. and people that give me corporate work, etcetera. >> the district attorney's office did not comment on why they dropped the charges. he tells us that this is the first time he's run into any trouble for wearing his art at an airport
. attitudes toward the death penalty are changing here in calf. a new pole -- in california. a new poll finds that half of california voters prefer to replace the death penalty from life in prison without patrol. that's a shift when many said that life in prison would cost too much. grace lee weighs in. >> this has been surprising for two reasons. number one for six decades calf fornians have supported the death penalty. also at this point in the election cycle most people typically vote no. but what we're seeing here is an increase of yes votes and that's why this has been so surprising. >>> the people in the bay area who count ballots tell us that they have noticed something a little different this election. absentee ballots are not coming in as fast as they did in 2008 and they think they know why. here's christin ayers. >> around our district there is probably about at least 8 or 9 corners like this. >> reporter: corners where school teachers are waging a last minute battle supporting proposition 3, a state sales and income tax hike that they say would stop education cuts. they are target
in washington, thank you. >>> two wealthy california siblings are digging deep into their pockets to make sure their ballot initiatives win tomorrow. charles monger pumped tens of millions into supporting proposition 32 that would stop unions from using payroll- deducted funds for political purposes. his sister molly has spent $47 million supporting proposition 38 which would raise money for education. >>> by a state supreme court ruling, we still don't know who is behind an $11 million effort to defeat prop 32. we do know the money came from the virginia-based americans for responsible leadership and the arizona center to protect patient rights. who is behind these two conservative groups? it's a good question, because their donors turned out to be other nonprofits and those individual contributors names remain secret. >> transparency is the life blood of democracy. the transactions are the equivalent of passing a suitcase in a dark alley. >> the fair political practices commission says the secret donation amounts to money laundering and violates california campaign law. >>> speaking of prop
're not alone. back in 2003, safeway and its southern california von's stores paid fines following two separate lawsuits for overcharging. the judgment in the lawsuit, if either store charges you more than the lowest advertised price, in most cases you're supposed to get the item for free. >> in all the years i've called them on this, i've never gotten the item for free. >> they just kind of unhappily give you the difference. >> reporter: according to the department of weights and measures, that would be a direct violation of a court order. >> except for a few items like alcohol, dairy products, tobacco, if the items is priced less than $5, you have the right to have that item given to you for free. >> reporter: and he says if you're overcharged on an item over $5, safeway is supposed to give you a $5 gift card. that was the punishment issued after a multicounty investigation found the same thing back then. we're still finding it today. widespread overcharges. we went undercover shopping at five safeway stores in three counties and not only were we overcharged five times, not a single store off
bargain to buy in november. invested in the california proposition fight, just thik about the folks who bankrold those campaigns. we're not just talking 25, 50, or 100 >> if you think you have something invested in the proposition fight, think of the campaigns that bankrolled those campaigns. we look at the winners and losers who wagered millions. >> this should be the beginning of a new chapter. >> reporter: it comes down to dollars, l.a. attorney molly monger is the biggest loser. she spent $44.1 million of her own money on proposition 38, a tax measure for schools, it failed. her brother, stanford physicist spent also to support the unsuccessful proposition 32, which would have restricted union money in politics. >> it's common for wealthy individuals to spend a lot of money to influence initiatives. >> reporter: daniel newman is co-founder which tracks political spending. >> we've seen four individuals that have donated more than $15 million. >> reporter: insurance executive george joseph spent $16.9 million on proposition 33, a failed effort to change insurance laws. but there were
that will be aimed squarely at the bay area and northern california. these are the rainfall totals we're expecting. up to eight inches of rainfall for sonoma. the timetable for all this coming up in about 10 minutes. >>> a bay area man under arrest after police tell us he tried to hang his girlfriend from a backyard tree it happened many fremont. >> the frantic 911 call came from this cluttered backyard at the end of beatrice street and fremont. she had her hands around her back and noose around her nec. >> he told her he was going to kill her and he was planning to hang her. >> daniel howard got into an argument with his girlfriend last night at some point he bound her hands and strung a noose over a branch. when police officers confronted him in the backyard they say he used her as a shield. and that he had taken up the slack in the rope and was ready to kick out the barrel from underneath her feet. >> howard shoved his girlfriend down an embankment. she suffered only minor injuries. >> had the officers not got therein in time what do you think would have happened. >> his brothers who were home
its doors at 9:00 p.m. thanksgiving night. one california employee says enough. cbs 5 reporter kid on her nationwide campaign to put the holiday back in thanksgiving. kit. >> well, ken, the woman's name is casey st. claire. she's a part-time employee here at target and she is standing up for thanksgiving and calling out her own employer. she has started an online petition to try to get target to shut its doors on thanksgiving. so far it's got more than 2 hun thousand signatures. . >> when i first started, i think the first black friday i worked, target opened at 5:00 a.m. on friday so that was actually a black friday. so then it went to 4:00 a.m., then it went to mid nieshths and now it's black thursday because you're opening on thanksgiving day. i want to keep thanksgiving as a day where the stores are close and had everyone gets to spend the time with their family. i'm not looking to get fired even though i know in the back of my head that's something that could happen. >> and this is target's latest commercial that says black friday actually starts on thursday at 9:00 p.m. so it
northern california and the appear. but look at this. our futurecast says between now and sunrise, little if any rainfall, but look what happens after that. a lot of rainfall on friday. it will just be a little later than we thought. >> thank you, paul. >>> chico state already had a reputation for being a party school. but tonight, all fraternities and sororities were shut down on campus. the decision comes after a series of problems with underage drinking, hazing and fights. the latest, the death of a student, who was pledging. the university says he tried to take 21 shots for his 21st birthday. mason, from the san diego area, suffered brain damage and died today. >> mason's loss has -- it has enabled me to provide a wake-up call for everybody. >> shutting down the system is shutting down the activities. >> eight years ago, after the hazing death of a student from concord, the campus president warned students there would be no second chance. fraternities and sororities can apply for reinstatement in the spring. >>> we're learning more about what sounds like a terrifying night for two col
houston. why he had ,,,, for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's family friendly. another step forward in our mission for health. san jose has ended in a shootout. police have established a co >>> and we have breaking news. a police chase in san jose has ended in a shoot-out. police have established a command post on daytona drive. this all started
alabama ♪ ♪ whoa alabama [applause] for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. from the laughing cow. it's rich, indulgent and 45 calories. mmm it's so good -- it practically sells itself. cut, cut. sells itself? i've poured myself into this commercial. ♪ don't be boring ♪ indulge in the morning ya! [ squeaking ] yay! [ female announcer ] introducing smooth sensations cream cheese spread from the laughing cow. have you laughed today? >>> you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news in high definition. >>> good evening. i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm allen martin. ken bastida and dana king are off tonight. >> we begin with breaking news in san jose. kiet do is at a three alarm fir
of an inch of rainfall. a low pressure area just about to make landfall into northern california. the atmosphere will be very unstable, widespread showers tonight and early tomorrow because of that low pressure area. it moves out saturday afternoon. but then here comes another rainmaker, a cold front moving through. once the front is out of here, the rain chance goes away entirely, but between now and then, we will have a solid rain chance all the way until sunday. check out these rainfall totals. our computer is predicting anywhere from one to two inches of new rainfall by this time tomorrow night. it's also going to be pretty chilly. highs around 60 to 62 degrees. oakland, 62, concord, 61. rain moves out by sunday afternoon. we're dry on monday and tuesday. showers return on wednesday and for thanksgiving. and we will be right back. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the frui
a for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. now. the westbound direction of 580 -- the macart -- >>> boy, what a traffic mess in oakland right now. the westbound direction of interstate 580, the macarthur freeway in oakland, was closed for hours after a shoot-out. it reopened about 20 minutes ago, but as you can see, it is still gridlocked. >>> a burglar suspect went on a rampage in pacific heights at an apartment building there, breaking windows and terrifying neighbors [ screaming ] >> police say this man was walking across the roof of several buildings at franklin and sacramento, trying to break in. one woman heard breaking glass and looked out the window to see the suspect di
and your group to leave. >> california law gives us the right to talk to customers in front of stores. so... >> if you don't leave, we will get the police involved. >> reporter: but protesters say they have no intention of leaving until wal-mart listens to their pleas for respect and better working conditions. more walkouts are planned at stores tomorrow, though protesters worry their numbers could be hurt by workers too afraid to strike. in oakland, christin ayers, cbs 5. >>> since opening two weeks ago, it's been a nightmare getting to the new high-end outlet stores in livermore and it could be even worse this weekend. this is a life look at the paragon outlet malls. you see shoppers flooding into the mall right now, about to get very busy, even busier than this. the stores opened for black friday shopping just over an hour ago, and there is already a long line of traffic getting to the shopping center. take a look at this. here's a look at the intersection of 580 and 680 in dublin, a heavy stream of traffic in both directions. as you can imagine, most of these drivers racing to those
track will sag down in to northern california and really change our weather from very sunny to very wet or very stormy. that pattern change will happen next week specifically next wednesday and for about five straight days we're going to see a chance of rain. enjoy the sun while we have it, which we do right now. mainly sunny all the way through monday. nights will be chilly. afternoons will be mild in to ts . wet pattern starting on wednesday. how about tomorrow? 70 in oakland. nearly 70 in concord. 71 in san jose. campbell, 72. san mateo, 68. around the 70-dk south to walnut creek, pleasanton, tri-valley. in marin, 68. petaluma 68. if you're shopping in downtown 8 degrees tomorrow. gorgeous as we head back to schr work on monday. tuesday we get cloudier. rain h friday. rain is likely. sports is likee ly coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, kaepernick would start sundy for the team sunday. does jm harbaugh echo hi >> today in a radio interview, dante whitner said kaepernick would start against new orleans. does jim harbaugh echo his sentiments? >> no, we feel like there's no comp
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